EV Trends, Energy and Charging
Ford acquires Electriphi for commercial charging, energy management

The Electriphi acquisition comes as Ford prepares for the launch of all-electric versions of two of its high-volume commercial vehicles – the Transit van and F-150 pickup.

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SPI’s Phoenix Motorcars launches range of EV charging solutions

The all-in-one EV charging solutions come in a variety of configurations to serve both residential and commercial customer needs.

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Audi offering three years of complimentary DC fast charging through Electrify America

Electrify America plans to have about 800 charging stations with approximately 3,500 chargers by the end of 2021.

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ChargePoint launches global electric fleet charging portfolio 

The company says fleet management software combined with ChargePoint’s AC and DC fast charging solutions balance charging costs with operational readiness for light- to heavy-duty vehicles.

Duke Energy to install 1,000 charging stations in N.C.

North Carolina has more than 26,000 electric vehicles in the state.

Nuvve, Romeo Power collaborate on vehicle-to-grid integration for battery-electric commercial vehicles

This integration of Nuvve’s communication agent with Romeo Power’s BMS should enable Romeo Power battery systems to become V2G compatible.

Battle Motors, PositivEnergy partner on nationwide EV charging network

PositivEnergy will deliver charging stations to municipal accounts serviced by 180 Battle Motors truck dealers across North America.

UL opens EV charging laboratory in Europe

The opening of the UL EV Charging Test Center allows UL to service a range of EV chargers and related equipment to customers across Europe looking for local as well as global market access.

EVgo Reservations launches in west coast markets

Drivers to make a reservation either while en route to a charger or up to two weeks in advance.

Electrify America, Hyundai to provide Ioniq 5 drivers with two years of complimentary fast charging

This announcement builds on an existing agreement between the two companies to provide 250 kilowatt-hours of complimentary charging on Electrify America’s network for owners of 2021 Kona Electric and Ioniq Electric models.

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New York will install 150 EV fast chargers this year

The new chargers are part of NYPA’s EVolve NY charging infrastructure network being installed along key travel corridors and in urban areas to encourage the adoption of EVs.

JuiceBar partners with NZM Solutions on commercial-EV charging

JuiceBar’s flagship Gen 3 chargers have charging speeds of 32-, 40-, 48- and 80-amp power levels, the company says.